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Old 05-16-2011, 01:15 AM   #111
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I will be getting a new schooling fish soon Carey so hold off for a bit
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Old 05-16-2011, 01:33 AM   #112
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I personally find the ph to be one of the most difficult API kits to read. It's never one of the card purples. It's always sorta between two shades.
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:18 AM   #113
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Scott, I have to ask...are those decorations truly safe for saltwater? I have read that some are not and can leach into the tank. Just curious since you had all of those mystery losses. Also, I have 3 chromis in my tank...love 'em!
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:51 AM   #114
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Ok good, I'm not the only one.
I'm fairly confident now that I had ph issues before and I couldn't read the test kit appropriately.

@angiorn, I'm not sure. They're ceramics I believe. I bought them at the pet store in the aquarium decorations section. I would think they were!
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The reason I asked is that when I was looking for decorations some stated 'Not safe for saltwater"....wondering if you remember or if these were from your FW setup.
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:18 AM   #116
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I bought these brand new. However I will call the pet store in 2 hours when they open just to be sure. Can never be too safe, right!?
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:22 AM   #117
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Here is part of the article that made me ask...

Make sure that any decorations that are used in an aquarium are Fish Safe. This simply means that anything that will degrade over time or leech into the tank should NEVER be added to your aquarium. Large amounts of anything leaking into your tank can be toxic to your aquarium inhabitants.


Things that should never be added into your aquariums include :


* Metal (whether rusty or not)


* Plastics that leech or degrade


* Painted ornaments that will leech paint into your tank, etc.
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